History

Benimar has been designing motorhomes since 1978.





History

Benimar has been designing motorhomes since 1978.




1974
1978
1984
1988
1996
2002
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2010
2012
2015
2017
2018

1974

The company CARAVANAS BENIMAR was founded. “BENI”, in honor of our first location; Benicarló (meaning “son of” in Arabic) and “MAR”, (meaning ”sea” in Spanish) which evidences our Mediterraneanspirit.

1974

1978

Creation & manufacture of thefirst Benimar motorhome.

1978

1984

Piet Geensen became the new main owner and its name changed to OCARSA, S.A. The factory stopped building caravans and started manufacturing mobile-homes.

1984

1988

First low profile motorhomewith skyview rooflight.

1988

1996

New factory in Peniscola (actual location)

1996

2002

Benimar is incorporated toTRIGANO Group (Benimar =aprox. 200 people).

2002

2004

PERSEO range is presented.

2004

2005

New production line for the subcontractedmanufacturing of the group brands Challengerand Chausson = Industrialisation of products andproduction system.

2005

2006

Création du concept de « Benimarisation »

2006

2007

The mobile-homes business was abandoned and, since then, the factory only produces motorhomes.

Start of the concept: “Luminosity/ Habitability / Originality”. Luminosity:Creation of the doubleskyview rooflight in a low profile.

2007

2008

). Habitability:New range «Slim lowprofile» TESSEO (pre- TESSORO).

2008

2010

. Originality:Exclusive PERSEO with doublentry door (unique in the market!)

2010

2012

The high-contrasted Bi-Tone furniture is incorporated in our models.

2012

2015

: Cell of the motorhome manufactured without wood (ISBTechnology) & New TESSORO range.

2015

2017

Innovation, new concept UP: “My first motorhome”.

Production increased to 15 Benimar motorhomes per day at Peñíscola factory.

2017

2018

Return of the PERSEO range: "40 Edition" with new aerodynamic design.

2018

Our history



Benimar has been producing RV for more than 40 years and, from 2009, is the undisputed leader of the Spanish motorhome market. Spanish inventiveness, dynamism and creativity together with the French technical know-how and rigour are the reasons for this growing success in Europe.

The first Benimar was produced in 1979 and serial production started in 1986.

The knowhow, originality and quality have been in 2002 the reasons that Benimar was integrated in the Trigano Group.

In Peñíscola, under the Mediterranean sun and protected by the middle age castle, the Benimar factory has its facilities of 130.000 m2.Modern tools, high-tech machinery and innovative technologies allow the factory to produce 4.000 motorhomes per year.

The double approval ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 warranty its quality and reliability, as well as the conformity of the environmental rules.

Benimar está presente en los 5 continentes con un total de más de 140 concesionarios repartidos en 25 países y dispone de un servicio comercial y postventa competitivos y políglotas.

The originality of our creations, range choices and the relation quality-price are some of the other reasons of our regular success on the market.

Benimar stays a good alternative solution on the motorhome market, more competitive every year.